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Social Issues

Social Issues

Bad Weather

Discover the story of Banishanta Island, a community made up of sex workers living on a tiny sliver of land in the...

Bakhmaro

A snapshot at life in a lively but rotting building. Just like customers, change rarely comes here. Resembling Noah'...

Big Wind

The unprecedented rush to develop industrial wind turbines is transforming the landscape in Canada and the world.

Café Waldluft

Discover the story of Cafe Waldluft. Once a tourist hot spot nestling in the picturesque mountains of Bavaria, Cafe...

Canned Dreams

Follow the production journey of a canned food product as it begins on one side of the planet and ends up on the...

Catching Haider

Explore the story and tactics of Joerg Haider, former leader of Austria's Freedom Party and the first to bring a far...

Colombianos

The painful effects of codependency take centre stage as a man struggling with substance abuse attempts to get his...

Crazywater

After years of struggle and shame, five Indigenous Canadians are bravely telling their stories. Crazywater is an...

Father Figures

Follows a Canadian filmmaker throughout Asia as she examines her 73-year-old father's romantic relationship with a...

finding dawn

Over the past 30 years, 500 Indigenous women have gone missing or have been murdered in Canada. We go straight into...

Foncie's Photos

Using the street photography of Foncie Pulice, this documentary traces a timeline through the heart of Vancouver,...

For Dear Life

Terminal cancer patient James Pollard, a seasoned theatre producer, rallies his family and friends to turn death on...

Freedom Road

Shoal Lake 40 Anishinaabe First Nation had a long, hard battle to build a road after their community was forcibly...

Haida Modern

In the 50 years since he carved his first totem pole and saw it raised on Haida Gwaii, Robert Davidson has come to...

How to Bee

We follow the journey of Don Mark and his daughter Naomi over three beekeeping seasons, as he passes his knowledge...

Just Eat It

Follows a Vancouver couple as they decide to eat only rescued food for six months. What they find is shocking:...

Konnected.TV

From a group of Chilean rappers who fuse their Mapuche music with modern beats to a Mi’kmaq healer using traditional...

Last Train Home

The Zhangs as they embark on a journey home for Chinese New Year along with millions of other migrant workers, to...

The Longest Run

Follows the tale of two Middle-Eastern youths accused of smuggling refugees, their imprisonment and subsequent trial...

Metamorphosis

A poem for the planet, Nova Ami and Velcrow Ripper's film bears witness to a moment of profound change - the loss of...

Now is the Time

When the Totem Pole disappeared from the Haida landscape for more than a century, a 22-year-old carver named Robert...

Nowhere Land

When Bonnie Ammaaq was a little girl, her parents packed their family into a sled and left the government-...

Off the Tracks

A snapshot of life in the small German town of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, where the quaint village life is suddenly...

On the Verge

A small group of rock climbers from Powell River, BC, are confronted with the decision to fight for old-growth...

Only in Nelson

In the midst of a raucous civic election, can this ultra-liberal, hippy, pot-producing oasis deal with an...

Pipeline

Explore the vast differences in Europe, from barren lands of eternal winter to overcrowded and highly developed...

A Separation

A Separation is a tragicomedy that portrays the very last acts of a long marriage. A film about the tentative search...

The Shark's Eye

Two friends from a small Nicaraguan village begin their journey into manhood and look to take up the local trade of...

Staedtebewohner

Comunidad San Fernando is a juvenile prison located in Mexico City and houses close to 200 prisoners. Explore the...